To tackle the major global challenges our society is facing, Wageningen University & Research educates professionals around the world by offering high quality knowledge on healthy food and the living environment. WUR focuses on ‘lifelong learning’ educational ecosystems, ranging from MBAs and postgraduate study programmes to summer schools, online courses and MOOCs.
Working closely with the greenest and most sustainable university in the world, we will bring Knowledge in Action by designing customised training programmes. Wageningen University & Research (WUR) has abundant expertise, technology, facilities and ideas.
All Courses and Programmes
45 activities scheduled
Capstone Business and Operations for a Circular Bio-Economy
Use this Capstone project to integrate the technological processes with the business and operations aspects to develop a sustainable biobased practice.
Capstone Chemistry and Technology for Sustainability
Use this Capstone project to design a sustainable biobased process from biomass to finished product and help your company switch from fossil to renewable resources.
Capstone Economics and Policies for a Circular Bio-Economy
Interdisciplinarity is central in this part, linking the various sections in this MicroMasters® programme.
MOOC Agricultural Water Management: Water, Society and Technology Interactions
Join us as we explore how we can meet the increasing food demands around the world by contributing to optimisation of agricultural water governance and technologies.
MOOC Animal Behaviour in Conservation
How can we co-exist with wildlife in our human-dominated world? Learn how you can apply animal behavioural principles to design more effective conservation actions.
MOOC Big data for agri-food: principles and tools
Learn to deal with unsampled big data sets and unravel the knowledge hidden within them by choosing and applying the right scalable solution.
MOOC Biorefinery: From Biomass to Building Blocks of Biobased Products
Learn how to design an effective biorefinery to obtain valuable components from various biobased feedstocks such as plants, organisms and waste streams.
MOOC Business Strategy and Operations in a Biobased Economy
Lead your company in dealing the the strategic and operational challenges facing a company in the biobased economy and build a profitable sustainable business.
MOOC Catalytic Conversions for Biobased Chemicals and Products
Design new (bio)catalytic conversion routes that allow you to use biobased feedstocks to their highest potential as building blocks for chemicals, materials and fuels.
MOOC Circular Economy: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Join the transition towards a circular economy, taking into consideration economic, supply chain, social, technical, managerial and environmental aspects.
MOOC Circular Fashion: Design, Science and Value in a Sustainable Clothing Industry
Unravel the fundamentals of the circular fashion value chain, from new compostable, re- or upcirculed textile materials and design all the way to business modelling.
MOOC Climate Action in Biodiverse Landscapes
Learn to mobilize collaboration among landscape actors to enhance biodiversity by applying nature-based climate solutions as we adapt to and mitigate climate change.
MOOC Co-Creating Sustainable Cities
Learn how citizen's co-creation is key to making cities more sustainable by understanding the interplay between technology, policy and people’s daily lives.
MOOC Drainage in Agriculture: controlling water and salt levels in the soil
Be prepared for the effects of climate change by learning how to design and implement effective agri-drainage systems to create optimal soil for growing conditions.
MOOC Drones for Agriculture: Prepare and Design Your Drone (UAV) Mission
Learn how to execute a flight mission (from image acquisition to data visualization) with a drone and how to process the collected data for your own applications.
MOOC Economics and Policies in a Biobased Economy
Lead your company in dealing with the economics and policies governing the transition to biobased resources and build a profitable sustainable business.
MOOC Evaluating Animal Breeding Programmes
Learn how to evaluate an ongoing breeding programme in terms of both genetic progress and diversity and how to apply that to a farm.
MOOC Food and Nutrition Security in Urbanizing Landscapes
See your urbanizing landscape from a spatial and integrated food systems perspective. Identify counterparts to collaborate with. Break the rural-urban divide!
MOOC From Fossil Resources to Biomass: A Business and Economics Perspective
Discover how to use microorganisms and catalysts to create biobased products, and how to market and sell those products in a profitable business model.
MOOC From Fossil Resources to Biomass: A Chemistry Perspective
Discover how use of microorganisms and catalysts instead of fossil resources can create biobased products for the production of food, chemicals and energy-carriers.